By David.Cawley

On the slopes in Slovakia

Part of the Carpathian Mountains, the small but beautifully formed High Tatras range dominates the northern part of Slovakia and forms a natural frontier with Poland.

Lights, camera, Almeria!

Almeria in southern Spain... Sea, mountains, perpetual sunshine, endless sandy beaches, folklore, fruit growing and seafood all come together to form the magic and allure of this region.

Blazing saddles: cycling through Malawi

"It looks like Scotland,” shouted someone. “Reminds me of Wales,” I responded, voice quivering and shuddering from the impact of ruts and pot holes on the larynx.

Going slow on the Shropshire Union Canal

"We are not amused,” reputedly grumbled Queen Victoria when passing through the locks of the just-opened Caledonian Canal in northern Scotland. Today, it’s quite the contrary.